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Consistent government funding ‘imperative’ for NZ farming R&D

                  

Crown Research Institute outlines priority research topics including data management, biosecurity and animal welfare

Government support for agricultural research is “critical” to the future of pastoral farming in New Zealand, a study has found.

In a paper published in December in the Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, researchers from the AgResearch Crown Research Institute, its subsidiary Grasslanz and Lincoln University write that “pastoral agriculture in New Zealand faces several challenges and opportunities that will require continued research and development to provide effective solutions”.

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